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Cooked whole steamed potatoes on a white plate. One potato is cut in half and there is a small piece of butter on top..

Instant Pot Steamed Potatoes

Instant pot steamed potatoes are simple, healthy, delicious, and can be used in so many ways. Try this pressure cooker method to steam whole potatoes to see how simple and fast this method is.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 5
Calories 77 kcal


  • 1 Measuring Cup
  • 1 instant pot or pressure cooker


  • 5 medium size potatoes about 4-5oz each
  • 1 cup water


  • Wash the potatoes with cold water. Place the trivet inside your instant pot. Add one cup of water. Place potatoes on top of the trivet. Close the lid and make sure the vent knob is in sealing position.
  • Press pressure cook button and cook on high pressure for 10 minutes (for medium size potatoes).
  • When the timer beeps, let the instant pot do natural release for 10 minutes. After that, manually release the remaining pressure by turning the valve on the lid towards "Venting".
  • Unlock the lids carefully and let the potatoes cool little bit until safe to handle.


  • pick approximately same size potatoes.
  • adjust the cooking time depending on the size of potatoes.
  • do not peel potatoes before steaming
  • for accurate nutrition information and calories weight the ingredients and refer to special apps such as fitness pal.


Serving: 1eaCalories: 77kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 2g
Keyword instant pot steamed potatoes, steamed potatoes
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